Classic Recipes for Easter

Easter at Begin with Butter is a time of celebration, reflection, and of course, indulgence in some of the most delightful and impressive treats. From the traditional to the innovative, these carefully curated Easter recipes are not only easy to create but absolutely beautiful to present.

This Easter, we're bringing back sme nostalgia from my childhood that are filled with joy and sweetness. These Easter offerings from Begin with Butter promise to spread happiness and make for an unforgettable holiday celebration for you and your loved ones.

Whether you’re an experienced baker or just starting, we’ve got something to light up your Easter table. And remember, we adore seeing your own twists on these classics, so don’t hesitate to share your Easter recipes and traditions in the comments section, and join our vibrant community.

Here’s our lovingly curated list of top ten BwB Easter recipes—with a little surprise at the end!

With these delectable recipes at your fingertips, you’re all set to stun your awestruck Easter guests! Whether you make one recipe or all ten, this will truly be a holiday to remember.

And you’re hearing it here first, Friends! Today, I’m announcing my first monthly BwB “Bake with Me” giveaway! Each month, I’ll pick one of the recipes from my site. If you bake it and tag @beginwithbutter on Instagram, you’ll automatically be entered to win one of the live classes from the Begin with Butter Home Baking Academy!

This month, we’re starting with a classic: My Classic Lemon Pound Cake. I’m excited for “Bake With Me” and I can’t wait to see your lovely creations!!

Which recipe will grace your table first this Easter? Share your stories, family traditions, and your take on these tantalizing treats in the comments below. Your blend of nostalgia and the joy of baking creates the sweetest concoction.Happy Baking, Happy Easter, and Happy Spring! 🌷🍰

Very Vanilla Pound Cake

The Very Vanilla Pound Cake brings an air of elegant simplicity to your Easter table, delighting guests with its rich, creamy vanilla essence. It’s the perfect blank canvas for a spring celebration, offering versatility to be dressed up with Easter-themed toppings or enjoyed in its pure, delightful form.

Hummingbird Pound Cake (Without Nuts!)

The Hummingbird Pound Cake is Easter perfection, blending tropical flavors of banana and pineapple in a moist, dense cake that sings of spring. It’s the sweet, sumptuous choice that’ll make your Easter brunch or dinner a memorable feast, capturing the essence of the season’s joy and renewal.

Strawberry Pound Cake

The Strawberry Pound Cake is a quintessential dessert for Easter and spring, merging the sweet, juicy flavors of fresh strawberries with the rich, buttery tenderness of classic pound cake. Its vibrant berry taste and the aroma of luscious strawberries make it a delightful centerpiece for any spring celebration, embodying the season’s renewal and abundance.

Classic (and XL!) Hot Cross Buns

Start your Easter morning with a positively heavenly batch of Hot Cross Buns. Watch as they rise golden and glorious—a perfect herald for the holiday cheer. Share them warm, fresh from the oven, and feel the soft, spiced dough melt in your mouth. It’s an age-old tradition, reimagined by Begin with Butter.

The Easter Coconut Cake

Fluffy beyond belief, this Easter Coconut Cake is like a cloud made of sweet, toasty flakes and tender cake layers. Demurely sophisticated, it’s sure to charm its way into being your new Easter centerpiece (and isn’t it just adorable?).

Sock it to Me Pound Cake

The Sock It To Me Pound Cake brings a tantalizing twist to your Easter table with its splendid swirls of cinnamon streusel. It’s the perfect blend of comfort and celebration, embodying the warmth and joy of the season. So go ahead, have another slice – it’s Easter after all!

Perfect Sunday Dinner Rolls!

Our list wouldn’t be complete without the Perfect Sunday Dinner Rolls—soft, buttery, and irresistible. They’re the unsung heroes of your Easter dinner, ready to cradle precious dollops of gravy or jam, or simply melt in your mouth.

Orange Creamsicle Spritz Cookies

These amazing Orange Creamsicle Spritz Cookies come together perfectly for an Easter celebration!  It’s the perfect something sweet to end the evening with guests.

Carrot Cake Pound Cake

Imagine all the cozy spices and sweet carrots in a classic carrot cake merged with the buttery richness of a pound cake. This brilliant hybrid is moist, dense, and oh-so-decadent—the kind you’d want to savor by the forkful while sipping on a cup of tea in a sunlit afternoon.

This is a picture of lemon pound cake, surrounded by lemons

Classic Lemon Pound Cake

Easter festivities wouldn’t be the same without the iconic Lemon Pound Cake, gracing tables everywhere with its zesty charm. As timeless as Easter egg hunts, this cake adds a burst of sunshine flavor and a velvety texture that melts in your mouth, brightening gatherings with its delightful presence! 🍋💛

Sweet Potato Pineapple Pound Cake

Bake up something extraordinary with the Sweet Potato Pineapple Pound Cake. The heartwarming richness of sweet potatoes marries the tropical zest of pineapples, culminating in a symphony of flavors. Daring and delightful, it’s Easter baking with a twist!

Snickerdoodle Pound Cake

Ready for some cinnamon-sugar magic? The Snickerdoodle Pound Cake awaits with its tantalizing scent and soft crumb. And psst… the FIRST TWENTY who click will score a 50% off class where this beauty takes center stage!

The Ultimate Chocolate Pound Cake

The Ultimate Chocolate Pound Cake is the epitome of Easter indulgence, bringing the rich, decadent taste of chocolate to your holiday celebrations. It’s a sumptuous treat that pairs perfectly with the joy and renewal that Easter embodies, making it a beloved favorite at any Easter gathering.

Blood Orange Cardamom Olive Oil Cake

Bursting with zest, the Blood Orange Cardamom Olive Oil Cake is a delicacy that dances between citrusy sweetness and warm spice. Crowned with a jewel-toned glaze, it’s a slice of edible art just waiting to mesmerize your taste buds.

Southern Rice Pudding

Come home to comfort with the creamy, dreamy Southern Rice Pudding. A whisper of cinnamon, a kiss of vanilla—this humble dessert is a timeless treasure wrapped in creamy warmth, perfect for an Easter brunch or comforting finale.

Biscoff Cake

Easter is about to get incredibly indulgent with the unapologetically delicious Biscoff Cake. Layers of smooth, spiced Biscoff spread woven through moist cake will make every other dessert envious.


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